A blog by Luke Akehurst about politics, elections, and the Labour Party - With subtitles for the Hard of Left. Just for the record: all the views expressed here are entirely personal and do not necessarily represent the positions of any organisations I am a member of.

Thursday, May 27, 2010

17.30 Leadership Nominations Latest

David Miliband - 54
Ed Miliband - 45
Ed Balls - 25
Andy Burnham - 17
John McDonnell - 6
Diane Abbott - 1


Anonymous Manzil said...

Thankfully Balls is on the ballot now. If I had to listen to David and Ed Miliband all summer pretending they represent the full spectrum of opinion, I'd despair.

The MPs still nominating the Milibands really should be ashamed of themselves - the bloody *candidates* have said nominate other people now to get a wider debate, there's no need to be so bloody skin-crawlingly effacing.

2:14 am, May 28, 2010

Blogger Unknown said...

Yes, we do need a wider debate and MPs should be nominating Andy Burnham.

After that, they should nominate whoever they like as long as it isn't John McDonnell who needs to be taught (again) a bloody good lesson.

10:38 pm, May 28, 2010


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